Sensex makes up intra-day losses, closes 60 points up (Second Lead)By IANS
Monday, February 7, 2011
MUMBAI - A benchmark index for Indian equities markets, made up for its intra-day losses as frontline stocks rose sharply in late trade, although losses were seen in broader markets.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 18,135.02 points, closed at 18,068.94 points (provisional), up 60.79 points or 0.34 percent from its previous close at 18,008.15 points.
The 50-scrip S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange shut shop 0.19 percent higher at 5,406.1 points.
Broader markets, however, saw greater selling with the BSE midcap index closing 0.45 percent down and the BSE small cap index ending 0.81 percent lower.
Consumer durables stocks took a beating, while realty and FMCG scrips moved up.